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Final call for eligible investors in the Hanover settlement

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 3:51 pm | Financial Markets Authority

We urge eligible investors in the Hanover settlement who have not yet made a claim for their money, to do so before Friday 16 February 2018. More >>

FMA Publishes Accredited Body Reports for NZICA & CPA (Aust)

Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 11:36 am | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has today published the accredited body reports for the New Zealand Institute of Chartered Accountants (NZICA) and CPA Australia. More >>

FMA publishes revised investor capability strategy

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 10:04 am | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has revised its 2015 investor capability strategy based on the insights gained about New Zealand investors during the last two years. More >>

FMA publishes first peer-to-peer/ crowdfunding returns

Monday, 27 November 2017, 2:12 pm | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) today published its first statistical report on peer-to-peer lending and crowdfunding in New Zealand. More >>

FMA Issues Formal AML/CFT Warning to Fullerton Markets

Friday, 24 November 2017, 10:13 am | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has issued a formal warning to Fullerton Markets Limited (Fullerton) under Section 80 of the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act (AML/CFT Act). More >>

FMA releases KiwiSaver Tracker

Tuesday, 21 November 2017, 9:17 am | Financial Markets Authority

The FMA has today published KiwiSaver data in an interactive format to prompt discussion, engagement and debate on the relationship between investment risk, returns and fees. More >>

Outcome of FMA investigation into Goldman Sachs NZ Ltd

Wednesday, 15 November 2017, 2:04 pm | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has concluded an investigation into certain trading activity by Goldman Sachs New Zealand LTD (GS). The GS investigation was prompted by concerns arising from an investigation into trading by Mark Warminger ... More >>

FMA files Crimes Act charges against Steven Robertson

Thursday, 26 October 2017, 11:46 am | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has filed criminal charges against Steven Robertson in the Auckland District Court under the Crimes Act 1961. More >>

FMA commentary on ICOs and cryptocurrencies

Wednesday, 25 October 2017, 3:08 pm | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has published commentary on initial coin offers (ICOs) and cryptocurrency services alongside online resources for investors. More >>

The FMA and ASIC confirm trans-Tasman collaborative approach

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 11:17 am | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) and the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) have reaffirmed their commitment to collaboration and cooperation on the expanding opportunities in fintech and innovation. More >>

FMA allows personalised robo-advice

Wednesday, 18 October 2017, 10:49 am | Financial Markets Authority

FMA allows personalised robo-advice; applications open early 2018 Consultation to follow on draft exemption notice More >>

FMA files insider trading charges

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 1:58 pm | Financial Markets Authority

The FMA has filed criminal charges against an individual in the Auckland District Court alleging insider trading in contravention of the Securities Markets Act 1988. More >>

FMA encourages financial institutions to trade bank bills

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 1:40 pm | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority has issued guidance around trading in bank bills in an attempt to keep current market participants and encourage former traders back into the market. More >>

Bank Bill Benchmark Rate guidance and overview published

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 9:11 am | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) is today publishing guidance on conduct and expected controls in relation to trading that sets the Bank Bill Benchmark Rate (BKBM) and closing rates. Alongside this, the FMA is also publishing an overview of BKBM ... More >>

KiwiSaver continues to grow

Thursday, 5 October 2017, 9:18 am | Financial Markets Authority

KiwiSaver members have built up total assets of more than $40 billion dollars, equivalent to 15% of New Zealand’s GDP, since the savings scheme was established ten years ago. 2.7 million New Zealanders are now in KiwiSaver. More >>

FMA welcomes World Investor Week

Monday, 2 October 2017, 12:15 pm | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) is urging investors to become familiar with some home truths about the risks of investing with off-shore, un-licensed providers as part of the first ever World Investor Week (2-8 October). More >>

FMA publishes annual report 2017

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 3:07 pm | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) published its annual report today for the financial year ending June 30 2017. This highlights two key developments for the FMA; a Government review confirming increased funding and the IMF’s Financial System Stability Assessment. More >>

FMA Toughens Approach to Misuse of FSPR

Friday, 22 September 2017, 9:35 am | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Markets Authority’s report on the Financial Service Providers Register (FSPR) sets out its work to prevent the misuse of the FSPR between 2014 and 2017. More >>

Prince & Partners admits failings as Viaduct Trustee

Monday, 28 August 2017, 11:44 am | Financial Markets Authority

Prince and Partners Trustee Company (Prince) has admitted a series of failings in its role as trustee of Viaduct Capital Limited (Viaduct), a finance company that went into receivership in 2010. The civil proceedings brought by the FMA against ... More >>

FADC decision on financial adviser

Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 3:03 pm | Financial Markets Authority

The Financial Advisers Disciplinary Committee has published its ruling following an FMA complaint against an authorised financial adviser. More >>

 

 

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